23 Apr ‘Among The Believers’ Directors Discuss Jihadist Teachings In Pakistani Islamic Schools (Huffington Post)

amongbelievers_poster“Directors Mohammed Ali Naqvi and Hemal Trivedi, who trailed [Abdul} Aziz for five years, appeared on HuffPost Live and explained why the [madrassa] schools have gained prominence

The film “Among the Believers,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend, gives an in-depth look into the rise of Islamic schools or “madrassas” across Pakistan and the cleric behind The Red Mosque, Maulana Abdul Aziz.

The film’s directors Mohammed Ali Naqvi and Hemal Trivedi, who trailed Aziz for five years, appeared on HuffPost Live and explained why the schools have gained prominence. As Trivedi learned while filming, poverty is what pushes many families into a madrassa’s open arms…”

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